[tex-live] [tlpmgui] tlpmgui starts in the wrong mode under Win32

Staszek Wawrykiewicz staw at gust.org.pl
Thu Feb 1 15:23:46 CET 2007

On Thu, 1 Feb 2007, Dirk Ullrich wrote:

> 2007/1/31, Staszek Wawrykiewicz <staw at gust.org.pl>:
> > 1. TLRoot not set
> > 2. no tex found in PATH
> > Please check if you have really cleanly unistalled: open cmd and run
> > set | more
> TL was _indeed_ cleanly uninstalled, but there was (a rest of) a teTeX
> under Cygwin which _was_ in PATH. After removing it tlpmgui started in
> installation mode.
> But in my opinion it would be nice to be able to force tlpmgui to
> start in installation mode. Consider the following scenario: I have a
> TeX installed on my box, but want to evaluate another TL distribution.
> In this case I would hesitate to touch my working TeX distribution and
> its environment setting only to be able to test another TeX
> distribution.

just rename "your-tex" directory to "my-old-tex' for the moment of 
testing, that's the simplest solution. The only problem you can expect
when you have set some extra environment settings, but sorry, nobody
can guess what you have (cygwin tetex, old fptex, etc.).

Staszek Wawrykiewicz
StaW at gust.org.pl

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